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Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade to Take Place December 28

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MC 12.18.17Holiday Bowl ParadeThe public is invited to experience a holiday season tradition by viewing the 27th annual Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade presented by National Funding. The inspiring and iconic parade takes place Thursday, December 28, 2017 along North Harbor Drive.

The parade starts at 10 a.m. in front of the County Administration Building on North Harbor Drive between West Cedar and West Beech Streets. It proceeds south on North Harbor Drive and ends where North Harbor Drive meets Pacific Highway. See the parade route here.

Local sports legend Randy Jones, a member of the San Diego Padres Hall of Fame and former Cy Young Award Winner will serve as the parade’s Grand Marshal. This year’s theme is “Celebrating 40 Years!” which pertains to the 40th anniversary of the Holiday Bowl Game.

Port of San Diego Honors Seven Sustainable Green Business Network Members

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2017 winnersThe Port of San Diego honored seven of its sustainable tenants for their efforts toward ensuring the preservation of San Diego Bay at the 2017 Green Business Network Sustainable Achievement Award Ceremony. The event was held November 7, 2017 aboard the USS Midway Museum.

“The Port of San Diego is pleased to recognize these Green Business Network members for their exemplary efforts and commitment to conserve one of San Diego’s most important natural resources,” said Chairman Robert “Dukie” Valderrama, Board of Port Commissioners, Port of San Diego. “Our Green Business Network members account for approximately 80 percent of energy consumed on Port tidelands, so every sustainable action they take plays a crucial role in reducing the environmental impact on our dynamic waterfront.” 

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Public Invited to View 46th Annual Parade of Lights Presented by the Port of San Diego Dec. 10 and 17

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Parade of Lights Residents and visitors of the region are welcomed to experience a captivating display of holiday lights during the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, taking place Sunday, December 10 and Sunday, December 17, 2017. Presented by the Port of San Diego, this unique and inspiring event will feature approximately 80 vessels festively lit for the holiday season and three free public viewing areas with seating.

This year, the parade kicks off at 5 p.m. both Sundays at Shelter Island. The route proceeds to Harbor Island, the North Embarcadero area, Seaport Village, Cesar Chavez Park and then turns south to the Ferry Landing on Coronado. The entire procession takes about two hours, typically ending around 7 p.m.

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights can be viewed from almost any area along the north and central parts of San Diego Bay. Ideal viewing areas include Shelter Island Park, Harbor Island Park, Spanish Landing Park, Embarcadero Marina Parks North and South, and Coronado Tidelands Park.

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